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Stories for June 1, 2013

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No 'Universal' Best Practice To Save Yourself From Tornadoes

June 1
NPR Staff / NPR

Friday's tornadoes came less than two weeks after an F-5 tornado destroyed a large section of Moore, just south of Oklahoma City. Both episodes raise two sides of one question: When caught in a tornado's path, should you run or hide?

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Bike-Sharing Programs Roll Into Cities Across The U.S.

June 1
NPR Staff / NPR

It's a good time to be a cyclist in America.

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Court Prepares To Write New Chapters In Civil Rights History

June 1
Liz Halloran / NPR

It's not unusual for the Supreme Court to find itself at the center of roiling national debates.

San Diego Gasoline Price Drops Below $4

San Diego Gasoline Price Drops Below $4

June 1
City News Service

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County dropped below $4 for the first time since May 10 today, decreasing 1.3 cents to $3.987.

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Many Bridges Are Unsafe, But Few Agree on Fixes

June 1
Brian Naylor / NPR

As you head out on the roads for summer vacation, ponder this: chances are 1 in 9 the bridge you're crossing has been deemed structurally deficient or basically in bad shape by the federal government.